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Samsucc Shipping Terms and Conditions

Agreement and Definitions

Shipper and consignee agree to these terms and conditions upon payment of Samsucc shipment services and other conditions. Shipment means all documents or parcels that travel under Samsucc waybill and which may be carried by any means Samsucc chooses, including air, road, sea, or any other carrier.


Samsucc’s liability in respect of any one Shipment transported by air (including ancillary road transport or stops en route) is limited to the declared value of the item as shown on the waybill / invoice.

Charges and Billing

The consideration payable to the Carrier by the Shipper for the handling of goods and related services will be in accordance with the standard tariffs of the Carrier, to be paid as determined by the Carrier from time to time. The Carrier's standard tariffs are available on request.

Shipment not claimed within 3 working days of its arrival shall attract a daily demurrage charge of ₦500.

Conditions of Goods

The onus of proving the quantity, type, physical properties, and composition, and the condition of the goods and/or the condition of any container at the time of receipt thereof by the Carrier shall at all times remain with the Shipper, and no delivery note, receipt, or other document furnished or signed at such time by or on behalf of the Carrier shall constitute conclusive proof thereof.

Right to Inspection

The carrier has a right to inspect the goods without prior notice to the Shipper, which includes the right to open and examine the goods.

The receiver is to ensure 100% inspection of goods, acknowledge the condition of goods before departure at the point of collection from the courier as Samsucc will not be liable for any complaints afterward.


Shipments shall not be delivered to postal codes, but to the receiver’s address given by the shipper (which in the case of mail services shall be deemed to be the first receiving postal service and in the case of a central receiving area will be delivered to that area), not necessarily to the named receiver personally. If the shipment is deemed to be unacceptable, or the receiver cannot be reasonably identified, Samsucc Logistics shall use reasonable efforts to return the shipment to the shipper at the shipper’s cost, failing which the shipment may be disposed of by Samsucc Logistics without incurring any liability whatsoever.

Carrier Lien

As security for money owed for the handling of the goods, The Carrier shall have a lien over all goods in its possession or under its control.

Shipper's Warranties

The Shipper shall indemnify and hold the carrier harmless for any loss or damage arising out of the shipper’s failure to comply with any applicable laws or regulations, and for the shipper’s breach of the following warranties and representations:

Dangerous Goods

Shipper warrants that all goods handled are fit to be so handled in the ordinary way and are not dangerous goods.

The carrier will not handle any dangerous, corrosive, noxious, hazardous, inflammable, or explosive goods or any goods which, in its opinion, are likely to cause damage.

The shipper shall be liable for all losses or damage caused to the Carrier and/or third parties by all dangerous goods.

If, in the opinion of the Carrier, any goods become a danger to any person or property, the Carrier shall be entitled to and without notice to the shipper take such any steps as it in its sole discretion in respect of the goods. In such event, the carrier shall not be liable under any circumstances for the value of the goods or for any other loss or damage sustained by the shipper or owner as a result of such steps and still be liable under any circumstances for the value of the goods or for any other loss or damage sustained by the Shipper or owner as a result of such steps and still be entitled to recover from the shipper its remuneration for the handling of the goods together with any costs incurred by the carrier.

Perishable Goods

Perishable goods that are not taken up immediately upon arrival at their destination or which are insufficiently marked or otherwise not identifiable may be disposed of without notice to Shipper.


When carrying goods, The Carrier shall in its sole discretion decide what route to follow.

Carrier Obligations

It will be deemed that the carrier has discharged all its obligations in terms hereof, Once the carrier has delivered or handed the goods to the receiver stated in the waybill at the receiver's address or at any other address the carrier has been requested to deliver to.

Carrier Liability for Damage or Loss

The carrier shall only be liable for direct loss and damage only and this shall be limited to the declared value of the shipment as stated on the waybill. All other types of loss or damage are excluded and this includes but is not limited to lost profits, income, interest, and future business. The Carrier shall not be liable for any loss or damage that is special or indirect, even if the risks (financial or otherwise) associated with such loss or damage were communicated directly or indirectly to the Carrier before or after the acceptance of the shipment.

Claims are limited to one claim per shipment, settlement of which will be full and final settlement for all loss or damage in connection therewith.

If the shipper regards the limits provided in Clauses 12.1 and 12.2 as insufficient, then the shipper must make a special declaration of value and take out insurance on the shipment as directed by the carrier’s staff so as to enable it to recover the full value of the goods, the payment of the premium shall be at the shipper’s expenses, subject to the investigation and subsequent approval by the carrier’s management.

All claims must be submitted in writing to Samsucc Logistics within fourteen (14) days from the date that Samsucc Logistics accepted the shipment, failing which Samsucc Logistics shall have no liability whatsoever.


The carrier reserves the right to employ sub-contractors to act for it and shall have no responsibility or liability to the shipper for any acts or omissions of such third parties.


Shipments not collected/picked up within 1 month shall be forfeited to the Carrier, and the carrier shall dispose of such shipment accordingly.


Notices shall be served on the address stipulated on the waybill.

Dispute Resolution

In case of any dispute arising from shipment, such dispute shall be amicably resolved by the parties. If the dispute, difference, or claim is not settled amicably, parties shall jointly appoint a sole arbitrator to arbitrate on the matter after which, such difference or claim shall then be referred to the Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse (LMDC) for Mediation, which shall be conducted in accordance with the LMDC Mediation Procedure Rules.

The applicable Laws regarding this agreement are the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

General Terms

These terms constitute the sole record of the agreement between the parties. The carrier shall not be bound by any express or implied term, representation, warranty, promise, or the like not recorded herein.

No relaxation or indulgence which the carrier may grant to the Shipper shall constitute a waiver of the rights of the carrier regardless of when it arose.

Customs Duties and Taxes

1. Please note that customs duties and taxes may apply to your items in the destination country.

2. Samsucc Logistics has no control over these charges as these tariffs are determined by the customs of the destination country.

3. Samsucc Logistics shall not be responsible for any delays arising from customs border control.

4. Shipper and receiver are responsible for providing all documentation needed for customs clearance. In the event the shipper or receiver fails to provide this, the shipper will be charged for the return of the shipment to the origin.